slinger

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English slynger; equivalent to sling +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

slinger (plural slingers)

  1. Someone who slings or who uses a sling.
  2. (US) An American Midwest diner meal consisting of typically two eggs, hash browns, and a ground meat patty, all covered in chili con carne and topped with cheese and onions.

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈslɪ.ŋər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: slin‧ger
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋər

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch slinger. Equivalent to a deverbal from slingeren.

Noun[edit]

slinger m (plural slingers, diminutive slingertje n)

Torsieslinger
Torsion pendulum
  1. (physics) A pendulum. Such object in mechanics, e.g. on a clock.
  2. A garland, a line with party flags or similar decoration.
  3. A sling (projectile weapon).
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Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: slinger
  • Caribbean Hindustani: slengar
  • Papiamentu: slenger
  • Sranan Tongo: slenger, srengi

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

slinger

  1. first-person singular present indicative of slingeren
  2. imperative of slingeren